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CITY OF PLACENTIA FINANCE SERVICES MANAGER ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF EMBEZZLING $4.3 MILLION

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A press release from the OC District Attorney’s office of note: SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Finance Services Manager for the City of Placentia (Placentia) was arrested last night for embezzling $4.3 million from the city. Michael Minh Nguyen, 34, Irvine, is charged with 17 felony counts of misappropriation of public funds with sentencing enhancements…

Anaheim’s Kris Murray Blasts Donald Trump

Kris Murray

I really feel for Republicans — elected ones and Republican candidates — as we move towards November.  I really do.  The GOP clown car is down to three largely unlikeable and terrible candidates.  Anaheim City Council member Kris Murray, a Republican, issued a statement via email that warrants our attention.  I believe she’s the first Republican…

Bao Nguyen Lands Endorsement From HONOR PAC, LGBT Immigrants, In Bid For Congress

Bao Nguyen, Garden Grove Mayor

Garden Grove, CA – HONOR PAC, the region’s leading organization for the advancement of LGBT and immigrant issues, has endorsed Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen in the race to represent California’s 46th district in Congress. They join Representatives Mark Takano, Judy Chu, and Barney Frank, as well as prominent Latino Attorney Sergio Garcia, in declaring…